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082 Michael Shaw | Building an Authentic Voice and Following

Michael Shaw is the host of The Conversation, a podcast about the contemporary arts. He talks with various artists, collectors, dealers, curators and more on the show. Michael has been running his show since 2011 and he talks about some of the upcoming challenges he is likely to face with growing his podcast. Michael also shares on how he has developed such a loyal following over the years; to the point where people donate to his show.

Show Highlights

  • 07:00 – Michael talks about sound gear.
  • 09:05 – When did Michael launch his show?
  • 12:05 – Does Michael have a lot of technical experience?
  • 16:00 – Michael prefers a great conversationalist vs. someone who has done well in their career.
  • 20:35 – Does Michael go out of his way to get the people he admires on the show?
  • 22:35 – It’s better to respect the guest more than their career choices to create an amazing show.
  • 25:00 – I talk about the two shows that left me kind of star struck.
  • 27:05 – Michael knows people are tired of Marc Maron, but the man inspired him to create a podcast.
  • 28:45 – It’s all about finding the right balance between being really personal vs. being constructive.
  • 29:10 – How did Michael learn to be a great interviewer?
  • 30:40 – Was Michael curious growing up? He says not really.
  • 31:20 – It’s about process as well as curiosity. Having a good process can really make things happen.
  • 31:40 – Michael believes great shows happen when he and the guest are both in the moment together.
  • 37:15 – Most people don’t have the ability to engage in a conversation. We just stare at our phones instead.
  • 43:00 – Michael talks about artists and different styles.
  • 46:35 – What kind of challenges has Michael faced as an artist?
  • 50:35 – Michael has some pretty loyal and dedicated fans.
  • 51:00 – It’s hard to go out of your way to donate to a podcast.
  • 54:35 – I talk about the relationships I have developed with my listeners.
  • 57:00 – Podcast content is undervalued and successful art is overvalued.
  • 59:10 – Michael talks about his mentors.
  • 01:02:35 – What’s Michael’s fondest memory of New York city?
  • 01:03:30 – What has Michael changed his mind about recently?
  • 01:08:25 – It’s an interesting balance between being burned out vs. needing that social contact and stimulation
  • 01:09:15 – Michael depends on his guests for referrals.
  • 01:11:35 – At a certain point, Michael felt like he was just a tool.

 

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/82

 

 

 

Direct download: PJ082-MichaelShaw.mp3
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081 Ibarionex Perello | Really Listen to Your Guest and Follow Up

Ibarionex is a photographer, writer, educator and the host of The Candid Frame photography podcast. He has been podcasting for the past 10 years and talks on how he just recently got introduced to more podcasters and the podcast community. With 10 years of experience in the podcasting world and more than 20 years in photography, Ibarionex has a ton of great information to share.

Show Highlights

  • 06:00 – Ibarionex has been podcasting for 10 years.
  • 06:25 – Ibarionex didn’t know other podcasters for the longest time.
  • 07:25 – Reach out to others early and build the relationships. Ibarionex was a bit late in doing that.
  • 08:10 – Ibarionex was afraid to make mistakes and to let others know he didn’t know what he was doing.
  • 09:15 – Despite being able to Google for info, it can take a long time to figure things out.
  • 10:45 – What does Ibarionex ‘do’ for a living? He actually hates the question because he does so many
  • 17:25 – People who multitask regularly become less efficient.
  • 17:55 – It’s incredibly hard to focus on just one thing at a time.
  • 20:25 – What was Hollywood like in the late 70’s?
  • 25:20 – Ibarionex doesn’t mentor kids because he believes he’s still a kid trying to learn so much.
  • 27:00 – Ibarionex was so focused on what he didn’t know that he never realized he knew more than others.
  • 28:30 – What photographers does Ibarionex admire?
  • 30:50 – Ibarionex talks on how he got started in photography.
  • 32:00 – How did Ibarionex know when he took a great picture?
  • 36:25 – Ibarionex talks camera equipment and shooting with a wilder lens.
  • 39:35 – There’s always something to photograph, but sometimes you don’t have the eye to see it.
  • 42:20 – How has photography improved Ibarionex’s life?
  • 45:15 – Ibarionex talks about the podcasting community.
  • 45:40 – Why did Ibarionex start his podcast?
  • 50:00 – Ibarionex was already used to interviewing photographers before he started his show.
  • 51:20 – The first question is critical, especially when interviewing experts who have been interviewed count
  • 53:20 – Really listen to your guest, because the follow up question is really key.
  • 55:25 – Ibarionex used to stutter.
  • 56:25 – Ibarionex tries to produce an unedited, raw, and authentic show.
  • 58:05 – Has Ibarionex ever gotten starstruck?
  • 01:00:20 – Not only does Ibarionex get to talk to amazing people, but they see him as a peer too.
  • 01:04:35 – Ibarionex wants to interview people who will surprise him.
  • 01:10:00 – It’s hard to get guests to be genuine, especially over Skype.
  • 01:12:30 – Can Ibarionex bring out the same amount of intimacy when he talks to someone in person?
  • 01:17:00 – Ibarionex wants to interview people from his first grade class.
  • 01:20:15 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Ibarionex?

 

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/81

 

 

 

Direct download: PJ081-IbarionexPerello.mp3
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080 Kari Gormley | The Mind, Body, and Spirit

Kari Gormley is the host of The Running Lifestyle Show. Her show provides encouragement and inspiration to runners who aspire to be ultra-marathoners. Kari talks to me about her time in Sweden and the culture shock she experienced while she was there. She also talks on some of the valuable lessons she learned when she traveled the world for six months. Find out about Kari’s story and more in today’s episode.

Show Highlights

  • 06:45 – It was hard for Kari to start her podcast.
  • 07:30 – What Kari learned through starting a podcast is that it’s okay to be vulnerable.
  • 08:15 – What were some of the other things that took Kari a while to learn?
  • 09:20 – Why did Kari take the internship opportunity and move to Sweden?
  • 10:25 – Kari shares her culture shock experience when she was in Sweden.
  • 16:45 – Kari shares her culture shock experience when she was in Sweden.
  • 19:15 – In early 2002, Kari traveled around the world for six months.
  • 26:20 – What were some of the key lessons Kari learned after those six months?
  • 30:40 – Kari has ran 6 marathons so far.
  • 32:40 – The Running Lifestyle podcast has opened so many doors for Kari.
  • 35:00 – Kari loves connecting and meeting with people who listen to the show.
  • 38:25 – Kari loves connecting and meeting with people who listen to the show.
  • 39:50 – Kari never ended up meeting those people whom she thought were her ideal avatar.
  • 42:50 – How does Kari plan to take her podcast to another level?
  • 45:10 – How does Kari plan to take her podcast to another level?
  • 47:50 – You can meet some of the best people at a conference.
  • 52:00 – Overtime, you can get a good feel for what your hourly rate is and determine whether it’s worth paying
  • 54:00 – What would Kari’s parents say about her life journal?
  • 57:15 – Don’t compare yourself to other podcasters/people. It’s the worst and it won’t help you.
  • 59:40 – Kari talks about Dean Karnazes.
  • 01:02:25 – Kari talks about the top 3 things that really matter in our lives.
  • 01:04:15 – Most of the time when we don’t do something, it’s due to fear.
  • 01:05:20 – What has Kari changed her mind about recently?
  • 01:06:55 – Kari loves essential oils!
  • 01:08:00 – I tell Kari about my meditation routine.

 

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/80

 

 

 

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079 Evo Terra | Traveling the World While Podcasting

Evo Terra is currently traveling with his wife, of over 20 years, all around the world. He’s sitting in Bangkok as he talks to me and you can obviously hear the exotic wild life behind him during the interview. Evo is an OG because according to Podcast Alley, he was the 40th podcaster. So just like my previous guest Danny Pena, Evo has been podcasting for a long, long time. He shares his stories on how he got into this medium, the various podcasts he has started, and why he ‘prunes’ his friends.

Show Highlights

  • 05:00 – Evo is in Bangkok, Thailand right now.
  • 09:10 – According to Podcast Alley, Evo was the 40th podcaster.
  • 11:10 – Why did podcasting interest him?
  • 15:30 – There’s no way to keep a medium pure.
  • 17:00 – How are these random people considering themselves ‘gurus’?
  • 18:10 – How many podcasts has Evo started? It’s either 7 or 1,000!
  • 19:30 – Why did Evo start Podiobooks?
  • 28:10 – Remember, Evo is doing all of this while he’s in Bangkok!
  • 29:45 – The Slack podcast is awesome!!
  • 31:00 – Has Evo always been like this?
  • 34:00 – You’re on sacred ground when you try to compare Batman/Superman or even Star Wars/Star Trek.
  • 37:40 – Does Evo still ‘prune’ his friends?
  • 42:15 – Why did Evo and his wife Sheila decided to travel the world?
  • 44:30 – People say Evo is lucky, he’s not. He just tries to help other people.
  • 50:50 – Where was Evo’s mindset when he decided to leave the US?
  • 58:50 – Evo talks about his current travel podcast.
  • 01:05:55 – I really resonate with Evo and Sheila’s honesty on the podcast.
  • 01:09:00 – Evo has some wisdom on how to keep a marriage together.
  • 01:13:20 – What is the most misunderstood thing about Evo?
  • 01:15:10 – What has Evo changed his mind about recently?
  • 01:19:50 – Google Evo’s name to find out more!

 

FULL SHOW NOTES: http://www.podcastjunkies.com/79

 

 

 

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